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FOX News
Mar 28, 2011 3:00pm EDT
to overseas regime? or can it? and what if the president decides to use it on us? all is ahead unless breaking news changes everything. this is "studio b," but, first from fox at 3:00 in new york, president obama set to address the american people tonight to explain the u.s. mission in libya. the reasoning behind it. the u.s. military's role, and are we go from here. all this comes on the heels of a significant, rather, a dramatic victory for the administration with nato agreeing yesterday to take command of the mission including the ground attack. that as international airstrikes continue for the 9th night over the nation. libya state tv broadcast these images from a southern city of sabha claiming the attacks were against civilians. top nato commander today hitting back against suggestions that nato forces are essentially providing air cover for the rebels. >> our goal, our goal, it is to help protect civilians and population centers from attack or that are the threat of an attack. >>shepard: the in six not to take sides but we have. the opposition is benefiting, before the n
FOX News
Mar 1, 2011 3:00pm EST
period on the libyan side. what did you see? >>jonathan: the tunisian authorities are keeping us from seeing what is happening on the libyan side of the border until today. but we did manage to get there today to get up close. and the scene was quite extraordinary. this is the libyan side of the border beyond the blue gates. we are told at any time there are something like 20,000 refugees desperately trying to get across the gate. here to the relative safety of tunisia. this represents safety and a future. that side represents uncertainty and all the violence that is gripping libya. you can see how desperate the people are and the way they are crushing up against the gates, just to get into tunisia. it says so much about the desperation that so many people are feeling here. the tunisian government is doing their best to maintain order on the border but it is a desperate situation. the people want to get here at all costs. they want to feel they are safe. just to update you on the figures, n officials telling us tonight that some 75,000 refugees have crossed the border from libya. >>sh
FOX News
Mar 14, 2011 3:00pm EDT
, we know there are millions facing difficult circumstances and conditions right now. tell us of their plight. >>guest: exactly. 500,000 people are homeless. they have been evacuated to shelters. 15,000 have been rescued. that is good but all these people are facing a very tough life in an area in northeast japan that is largely without power so no power, no electricity, no fuel to a large extent, very short, short supplies of food, the folks here are struggling and they are struggling with damages well, now, today the estimate is $5 billion worth of damages to the property here, to the real estate here and basically the damage, though i can tell you, after being here a couple of days we explain the drama playing out, a lot of concern about radioactive fallout and a lot of concern about aftershocks. this morning 6.0 on the richter scale. a lot of people heard a tsunami warning rang out. >>shepard: thank you, greg. in tokyo we landed at the international airport six hours ago and noticed more than anything the calm of the people here, completely orderly and spotless clean as it always i
FOX News
Mar 11, 2011 3:00pm EST
gas places. chris wallace breaks it all down for us. breaking news has changed everything on studio "b". >> it is almost impossible to believe. one of the most powerful earthquakes in history has rocked japan and unleashed a tsunami, threatening coast lines from the pacific islands to the shores of hawaii and washington state and california. all eyes on pacific ocean. we'll start with japan. >> shep: it's just unbelievable. every time i see these pictures, it can't be happening. the images are stunning. a massive wave. a rising of the sea that experts say is racing to land at one point more than 500 miles miles an hour. and tsunami washed away entire towns, boats, cars and homes and hundreds and hundreds of people all caught up in what now looks like a raging soup. 8.9 magnitude earthquake said to be the biggest in japan's history. pieces of building falling from the sky, people running for safety here. the epicenter of the quake is off the northern eastern coast. officials say hundreds of africas have followed. a series of fires -- aftershocks. and president obama says the u.s. sta
FOX News
Mar 29, 2011 3:00pm EDT
suit in american history, can go forward. and bok -- and box three, workers using sandbags and trying to cool down the damaged reactors. can this work? a world in turmoil and all ahead >>neil. but first, a day after president obama made the case on u.s. involvement in libya, the military is preparing to scale back the role and let nato take command. at the same time, members from 40 nations gather in london to discuss the end game in libya and a possible future without muammar qaddafi. at home nato allied supreme commander in europe, is telling congress he is optimistic muammar qaddafi will fall under the pressure. >> we have a chance at muammar qaddafi leaving because the entire international community is again him. >>shepard: muammar qaddafi ruled for four decades and repeatedly said he will never give up and despite international strikes against his military, the rebels say the government is better armed and organization than anything makeshift they come up with. there are muammar qaddafi's government tanks and rockets driving back the open opposition. though are trying to retreat,
FOX News
Mar 9, 2011 3:00pm EST
marshals are working on that. the children's grandfather said there was a propane heater used in the kitchen but in word if that was the cause. and state police tell us that the bodies of the seven victims who were all siblings ranging in age from seven months to 11, have been removed. the children were reportedly found in their bedrooms and the young of the in her crib, all died of smoke inhalation. the only child to survive was a three-year-old girl who ran from the building to alert her mother who was milk cows in a barn. the more tried to get inside the home but could not and ran to the homes of two 19s to get help and the first neighbor was not home and the second called 9-1-1 and she ran down the road to where her must might be dozing off on the side of the road on the milk route which was a common practice, trying to get him to help by the time they got back to the farmhouse there was nothing they could do but watch in horror. >>shepard: my god. what have we heard from people would know them? >>reporter: many of the family whose live in the area are farmers themselves. friends
FOX News
Mar 30, 2011 3:00pm EDT
to days law and after friday prayers could tell us a great deal how this will play out. the big concern for us in the united states, syria is in the middle of this axis of iran and lebanon, and support hezbollah in lebanon and in a balance of struggle with israel. now the people are speaking out against iran and hezbollah and unrest in syria means further incest in the he john and big problems for us. syria is at a fork in the road. or it was had -- it was this morning. it could hold the line and ready for a fight with his own people. he held the line. the next bloody conflict is beginning in syria and this could change the world. jonathan hunt is with us. the nature of this speech took everyone by surprise. >>jonathan: most of all the protesters an extraordinary speech. they were expecting the protesters, in would be reforms. all the indications, from the advisers, were that he would revoke the emergency law that has been in place for decades and he would set syria on a path to greater democracy, greater freedom for the mainly young protesters who want that, above all. instead,
FOX News
Mar 16, 2011 3:00pm EDT
million, and the fear levels are soaring here in the city. >>shepard: and give us an update on the relief effort. >>guest: that is remarkable, nuclear angle is totally overshadowing the humanitarian side and that story is huge. dire. desperate. the rescue effort involved not just japanese but international efforts including americans. what people are saying on the ground, now, we are five-plus days away from the earthquake and tsunami, at the end of a survival rate but they are still looking, not helping, that weather includes snow and the uss ronald reagan carrier serving the operation with rescue relief hill corporates, flying nothing today as well as subfreezing temperatures as we have been reminding our viewers there are half a million people evacuated from the quake zone and they are sent to shelters with in electricity, no heat, no water. and a final footnote, another grim note, as the death toll rises, the new problem is what to do, how to handle the bodies. >>shepard: thank you, greg, from tokyo's international airport. thank you very much. and now more on the nuclear situa
FOX News
Mar 18, 2011 3:00pm EDT
to cool down the complex. fire trucks, water cannons and high-powered water used on the ground. and we saw more dousing of water by helicopters. a lot of attention paid to reactor three with water level thought to be quite low and react four holding the spent fuel rods. the fear is there is no water in there at all. and a lot of attention paid to trying to get electricity to the reactors to try and get the coolant pumps started. connections are being made. it is not thought that one and two will not be turned on until the weekend and there are fears when the power is there the pumps will no longer work. finally on the nuclear front, attention being paid to the people working there the fukushima 50, the workers who have been slaving away against all odds and high radiation level but new folks going in there, 139 volunteers from the tokyo fire department will be going to the scene and pumping more water over the weekend. there are 300 workers on the site, down from a total of 800 but up from the brave moment in the middle of this week when the 50 folks were the thin red line between l
FOX News
Mar 15, 2011 3:00pm EDT
the easiest way to compare it is on the international scale used to rate nuclear disasters. it runs from 1 to 7. 7 being the worst. and, chernobyl was rated a 7 by every, single nuclear expert and agency. so, the worst possible disaster. the situation in japan, was initially rated by the japanese of 4, but, now, most agencies are rating it a 6. the second-worst. so, not as bad as chernobyl but worse than three mile island and the big difference here, shep, was -- between japan and chernobyl is the japanese nuclear facilities are better bit and have proper containment shells and chernobyl didn't have it and that is why it was such an awful disaster. >> shepard: and the question is whether the containment shells will hold and there are so many disasters on top of one another, a tsunami washed people away and buildings that are crumbled on top of people. no fuel, no food, to water. i don't think people are considering the long term ramifications of this. remind us of the long term ramifications of chernobyl. >> reporter: the long term ramifications are -- aside from the uninhabitable a
FOX News
Mar 8, 2011 3:00pm EST
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FOX News
Mar 22, 2011 3:00pm EDT
members of the libyan army who defected when qadhafi started using the amendment against his own people and some former members of the muammar qaddafi cabinet including the former justice member who is the one, now, in charge of the opposition. but the bottom line is, no, we do not know what a post qadaffi libya would look leak and what kind of authorities would be in control and who would win the country. >>shepard: more of that to come and jonathan will talk about this on "on the hunt," link on fox. despite strong restrictions on libya top officials say qaddafi has amassed an enormous fortune inside his country, money to pay off mercenaries and his own forces the u.n. voted last month to freeze all foreign assets belonging to qaddafi but they believe he is currently sitting on carve reserves in the tens of billions. and we hear he moved his fortune just after the uprising began. and now, from washington, dc, how does the money breakdown? >>reporter: according to officials the difference teen muammar qaddafi and mubarak is that the libyan leader has been stockpiling cash for decades an
FOX News
Mar 25, 2011 3:00pm EDT
that one. thank you for being with us. and now "studio b" right now. >>shepard: thank you, a fox news urgent as the news begins anew. three major stories. in japan another enormous set back to prevent a nuclear meltdown at fukushima much the prime minister calling the situation "grave and serious." plus ... tens of thousands taking to the streets in syria. demanding freedom. despite reports after government-sanctioned bloodbath. another middle east uprising that could have a major ripple effect in the arab world. but first at 3:00 we are told president obama will speak to the nation soon about the situation in libya. but not today. the white house spokesman carney said some time in the near future the president will explain his objectiveses in libya and why he believes the decision for military action was the right thing. he presumably laid out the objectived today with lawmakers in a concert call. >> it is our responsibility. and the president will continue to take this seriously and senior members of the administration. i will say that what i said yesterday, but it bears repeating:
FOX News
Mar 7, 2011 3:00pm EST
. why is he doing this? and what does it mean big picture for balance of power? carl will join us presently with that. box number one, prosecutors say he attacked 17 women over a 12 year crime spree and now the accused east coast rapist faces a judge. box two, a second student athlete died of a heart condition of a week after another student collapsed after hitting a game winning shot. the cases are not connected but we will talk to you of the conditions involved. and in box three, word of another show in the works starring charlie sheen as he kicks off a new winning webcast. did you see the webcast on saturday night? have i got news for you, there ain't no more winning. this is a done deal. it's all ahead unless breaking news changes everything. this is "studio b." but, first from fox at 3:00, the unrest in libya helping fuel the second big of the price jump in american gas sales history. the national average for a gallon of regular is now $3.51. that's up 33 cent from two weeks ago and the largest increase over a short period of time since hurricane katrina. now the white house
FOX News
Mar 3, 2011 3:00pm EST
to fire on their people. they say the airport is using restraint, they are trying to drop bombs only open the ammunition depots and those fighting in the eastern libya or al qaeda, a plot that is going on in east were libya and they are raping and killing. >>shepard: the best to you, steve. the prosecutor at the hague in the netherlands will investigate qaddafi and circle for crimes against humanity as president obama says the u.s. will send military and civilian aircraft to assist in rescuing the refugees. now nearly 200,000 refugees, 200,000 libyans have left the country going into egypt and tunisia to the west. desperate to get away from the fighting. >> we are happy to leave libya. i am glad for this. >>shepard: egypt, and france and great britain providing planes for evacuation. and our chief correspondent, jonathan hunt, is in tunisia, not far from the international airport. there are signs the rest joe situation could be improving? >>jonathan: distinct signs it is improving. at the libyan side of the border today, you remember the pictures we showed you 48 hours ago, tens of t
FOX News
Mar 10, 2011 3:00pm EST
, tell us what else he said today. >> reporter: he is seen as modernizing figure in the regime. he has educated in london and prepared for a major battle that they plan to introduce democracy and freedom but it's different from the fact we seen on the ground where a bbc journal was beaten and put through a mock execution while trying to cover fighting outside the capitol. shepard? >> shep: it's like baghdad bob. >>> protests in wisconsin heating up after republicans move closer to stripping the collective bargaining rights from workers. one yelled at demonstrators as me attempted to enter the state assembly chamber. >>> stop it. it's enough! >> shep: police dragging several protestors out of a hallway clearing the assembly or clearing the odor doorway to the assembly chamber. last night they passed the anti-union legislation through a parliamentary maneuver without a number of missing democrats. now, they need in to vote on the measure but they need to get through the door first. mike tobin, there is death threats? >> reporter: it's been publicized there was death threats against t
FOX News
Mar 24, 2011 3:00pm EDT
leader for this transitional authority. if that can happen in a fairly smooth way, it allows us to identify who we will be working with in the future and what kind of relationship or alliance we can form. and that will be important because as the defense secretary said yesterday, we, the administration, the u.s. government, have not planned for yemen without the yemeni president f we can identify a partner in the future we can get to grips with a couple of things. one, the a money we funnel into yemen for counterterrorism efforts. and, number, two the state department that al qaeda is using that part of the country to large attacks. without a strong intelligence community relationship with the united states and also a military relationship with the united states, u.s. officials have said to me they feared this would open pandora's box and allow al qaeda in yemen to have a foothold and, really, to cement their position in that country. >>shepard: thank you very much. this is breaking news from "walking," which -- "wall street journal," reporting that the president and the top offici
FOX News
Mar 31, 2011 3:00pm EDT
they murder all of the people who were from the government? or will they murder us? i mean how do you know? we don't know them, remember? earlier in the day house law make hes grilled secretary gates and admiral mullen about the mission and the military options. here is some of that. it is worth hearing. >> this is the most muddled definition of an operation probably in u.s. military history to say what it is and what it isn't. to say this is not about regime change is crazy. of course, it is. why not just be honest with the american people? >> could you or admiral mullen discuss our plans if any regarding arming the rebels? they seem to be getting their butts whipped. >> well, consistent with what the secretary said, we know a few of their leaders but there is a whole lot more we don't know. and so we certainly are looking at options from not doing it to doing it. >> shepard: options from not doing it to doing it. one thing we do know, the rebels are in 100% full restreet and as the first congressman mentioned they are getting their butts beat and if they don't get help on the ground
FOX News
Mar 21, 2011 3:00pm EDT
wave of attacks and now muammar qaddafi has turned to desperate tactics. he now is using civilians and downlists as human shields, we're told. british sources confirm to fox news they dropped two of seven missiles on qaddafi's tripoli compound and had to call off the strike after cnn and reuters news crews arrived. a libyan official went to the hotel where the journalists were staying and asked them to come see the damage and using them to prevent another airstrike. we're told war planes were minutes away from launch when they had to abort. the government spokesman also confirmed reports that qaddafi is using civilians for the same purr. families. children. men and women. they have come from everywhere to stay and protect this location. >> he called it "voluntary," human shield at qaddafi compound. asked the cnn journalists if it is volunteers. and they are doing the same thing in western libya and the forces are walking the streets, armed, but dressed in civilian clothes attack tick to -- the tactic making it impossible to attack from the air anymore. there are 16 fighter jets taking
FOX News
Mar 17, 2011 3:00pm EDT
teachers on playground started watching the children the thank you for watching us, folks. >>shepard: it is 4:00 a.m. friday in tokyo, 3:00 on thursday afternoon in new york city and i'm shephard smith in japan's capital city as radiation leaks from the damaged fukushima nuclear plant to the north. president obama is set to speak to the nation on the nuclear cries in just a few minutes and we will bring you that live as it begins. crews are using water cannons and helicopters to try to keep the reactors from everheating and melting down. a biggest concern is what is happening at reactor number three, the only unit that uses fuel mixed with highly toxic combinations with a lower melting point and officials say the cooling pool there is almost empty. there also are problems with a pool for spent fuel rods at reactor four at fukushima and the u.s. nuclear chief says the water evaporated. if they are exposed they can catch fire, melt, and release large amounts of ridation into the air. we are told crews are still working on a new power line that would restore the electricity there in theory and
FOX News
Mar 4, 2011 3:00pm EST
statement saying in part the governor is using human beings as political pawns making reference to the layoffs saying this is to be expected from a playground bully not the governor of wisconsin but we are told there were talks and there have been offers made to members of the democratic caucus here in illinois in hopes to get one senator back to have the quorum and have the vote on the budget bill unamended as it is now. >>shepard: thank you. and how is it around the capital, steve, the occupation of the protesters, that is over, right? >>reporter: that is over as of last night the last of the protesters live the building, peacefully, at 10:00. now the judge in the case said that they come in when it is open to the public but there are new rules. no new signs to be posted. no cooking here, no sleeping bags and that cannot be brought in. so they are free to come in, free to continue with the protests but they have to be there only when the public is allowed so they are in, in the morning, and out at night. >>shepard: and no cooking at the capital. >> new details of the deadly shooting
FOX News
Mar 23, 2011 3:00pm EDT
out to destroy the city and anyone who lives there. >> he come to kill us. and we are very happy because ... the united nations came and helped us because if they don't come to help us, benghazi would be lost. >>shepard: and breaking news. secretary clinton has just announced and urged qaddafi to leave libya and says the inner circle should "make the right decision." that happening just seconds ago. and now to the videotape of benghazi, today, actually, the recorded media, people taking to the streets in support of the international air campaign this. the u.s. commander in the region says the strikes protected the city from new government attacks and now says international forces are trying to extend the in fly zone to qaddafi's power center of tripoli. we have coverage of our new war on libya, jonathan hunt is on the opposition movement but first to rick leventhal in benghazi much the airstrikes aim to protecting other cities. is it working? >>reporter: well, we have seen the results, between benghazi and to the south where the jets, 95 percent of the missions carried out by u.s
FOX News
Mar 2, 2011 3:00pm EST
getting worse today. >>jonathan: well, by the hour. in fact, the united nations officials telling us today that the total number of refugees from the crisis has now reached 180,000. 85,000 of those have crossed the border from labia to tunisian where it is a desperate situation. aide is coming is -- aid is getn and some are being flown back to their homeland of egypt where many are from but it is a critical situation and the u.n. officials actually call it a "developing crisis." >>shepard: thank you, jonathan, live from the border. thank you very much. secretary of state hillary clinton says that one of washington's biggest fears is that libya will descend into chaos and become a "giant somalia." the al qaeda linked terror group controls large parts of somalia and secretary hillary clinton says many in afghanistan and iraq that are terrorists came from libya. the military is moving more ships and more planes to the waters near libya, including assault ships that passed through the suez canal into the mediterranean. and now, to the pentagon, there seems to be a wreck luck tans at the
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